Tony Polanco from The Koalition writes:
"On this episode, we go discuss Suicide Squad. After Batman V Superman, many eyes turned to this movie in hopes that it would save DC's films. Did it succeed or fail? Check out the show to find out."
Such a disappointment.
terrible movie but funny podcast
A great introduction of some characters but a very flawed and frustrating storyline overall.
Most retarded movie I've seen in a long time.
Seen it at the weekend. Didnt think it could get any worse than BvS, but they managed it. Worse movie I've seen in a long time.
*Gets e-penis out* - I enjoyed Harley Quinn but thats only because Margot Robbie is super hot - *Puts e-penis away*
Marvel must be pissing themselves at the state of the DCEU. I would rather watch the new Ghostbusters 50 times over Clockwork Orange style than sit through that again.
How did a boomerang throwing diamond thief or a wall climbing dope qualify for a top security, super secret prison?
TLR of movie: characters with special talents and abilities go from gun fight to gunfight to fight the big bad without using said abilities much while having flashbacks of their past and trying to be edgelords.
The movie wasn't as bad as BvS but it was still a mess. This is the one movie were focusing on character back stories would have benefited since most of these villains are unknown to audiences. Instead we get a crap load of chopped flashbacks set to copy and paste obvious songs, for every different scene!
The real crime here is *SPOILER* the under use of the Joker. Why the writers didn't think to use the most iconic villain in comic history as an antagonist that foils or disrupts the plans of the 'heroes' in a more involved way is beyond thought.
Again the story also had some huge flaws. They establish that the government needs a team of their own to take down a Superman that may be evil and yet assemble a team that doesn't even come close to Superman's level of power. They should have just left it at they need an expendable team of metas that can do the dirty work, government not be held accountable if caught, die without any american soldier tragedy and be easily controlled, that's all.
Enchantress was such a cool looking villain but the way she was thrown in as the main villain was sloppy. Plus they could have better made her reasons of her doing what she was doing. Maybe have it to where she was actually contacting the New Gods and decimating the world's defenses in preparation for their arrival. Instead we get a generic reason and a generic fight. Tie it in to the overall DCU instead of just a throw away plot.
Also, the point of Task Force X is to take out an enemy covertly without using or endangering actual US soldier's lives. Colonel Flagg tells Waller that instead of using villains he can assemble real soldiers to do what needs to be done and Waller tells him no. And yet...throughout the whole movie Task Force X is paired with actual members of the US army serving under Flagg as well. WTF??
You can tell that WB really chopped up the movie, a lot of scenes felt out of place and just looked added.
All in all better than BvS as I said above. Let's hope Wonder Woman is better.
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